April 28, 2017

The Year of Alabama Water Watch

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Alabama is blessed with over 130 thousand miles of streams and rivers and world class aquatic biodiversity; and WHEREAS, clean, reliable water and healthy aquatic resources are critical to the livelihoods, well-being and happiness of Alabamians; and WHEREAS, no state or locality has
April 27, 2017

April 27, 2011 Day of Remembrance

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, on April 27, 2011 there were a total of 62 long track tornadoes that swept across the state of Alabama, creating a damage path that was more than 1,177 miles long and more than 20 miles wide; and WHEREAS, in a matter of
Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court
April 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Appoints Lyn Stuart as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court

MONTGOMERY – On Wednesday, Roy Moore resigned as Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Upon notice of Mr. Moore’s resignation, Governor Kay Ivey appointed Associate Justice Lyn Stuart to permanently lead the state’s highest court. Chief Justice Stuart is the first female Republican Chief Justice in the history of
April 26, 2017

Governor Ivey Declares April 27, 2017, “A Day of Remembrance”; Orders Flags to Half-staff

MONTGOMERY – In memory of the sixth anniversary of the 62 deadly tornadoes which struck Alabama on April 27, 2011, Governor Kay Ivey has declared April 27, 2017, as a “Day of Remembrance.” The Governor has also ordered flags across the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of
April 26, 2017

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 704
Moving Office of Broadband Development to ADECA

WHEREAS, Executive Order Number 9, dated July 16, 2015, established the Office of Broadband Development, which succeeded to the mission of the Alabama Broadband Initiative created by Executive Order Number 42, dated May 22, 2008; WHEREAS, the mission of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) includes the
April 25, 2017

Alabama State Employee Recognition Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the State of Alabama is served by approximately 30,000 loyal and dedicated state employees in many essential areas, including supporting families, improving our schools, boosting public health, keeping our roads safe, protecting and preserving wildlife and our natural beauty, expanding economic development, and
April 25, 2017

Days of Remembrance

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and annihilation of European Jewry by Nazi Germany and its collaborators between 1933 and 1945 – six million Jews were murdered; Roma (Gypsies), people with disabilities, and Poles were also targeted for destruction or decimation for
April 21, 2017

National Nursing Home Week

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, the citizens of Alabama now residing in nursing homes have contributed immeasurably to the heritage, success and growth of our state; and WHEREAS, our nursing home residents of any age or ability are themselves living history and a precious resource that should be
April 21, 2017

Governor Ivey Requests Change in AMBER Alert Criteria After Bessemer Incident

MONTGOMERY – On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, one hour and forty minutes after an incident in which a vehicle was stolen with a child inside, Bessemer police requested the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to issue an AMBER Alert for the child. Based on the criteria in place at that time,
April 19, 2017

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Proclamation By the Governor of Alabama WHEREAS, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, degenerative neurological disease that affects one in 100 people over the age of 60; and WHEREAS, currently there is no treatment to slow, stop or reverse the progression of the disease, nor is there a cure; and